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safety fuse

noun

  1. a slow-burning fuse for igniting detonators from a distance
  2. an electrical fuse that protects a circuit from overloading


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Example Sentences

In each room there will be one lamp with its switch to turn it on or off as desired, and a safety fuse.

He did not know that we had already worked out the safety-fuse, and that every group of lights was thus protected independently.

The object of the safety fuse is to protect the motor from injury when the current becomes too strong.

A circuit breaker is more reliable than a safety fuse, because it acts quicker.

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